I am after maximum communication with minimum elements
— Noma Bar
Israeli-born Noma Bar studied graphic design and typography at the Jerusalem Academy of Art& Design before moving to London in 2001.
Describing his craft as visual communication, combining the skills of artist, illustrator and designer, Noma states he’s “after the maximum communication with minimum elements”. His two stunning and highly acclaimed books, The Many Faces of Noma Bar and Negative Space have become a must have for the design industry. He has exhibited worldwide, including solo shows in London, New York and Paris.
Noma’s work has become well known throughout the advertising world, winning various industry awards. more recently the prestigious Yellow Pencil award at the D&AD Professional Awards 2012 for his series of Don DeLilo covers,created with London design studio It’s Nice That.
The Vagina King "..The author follows Thailands famous surgeon Dr. Preecha who is known for turning man into woman..."
Illustrated by Noma Bar for Volkskrant Magazine
Commissioned for Empire Magazine
Cut the Conflict takes Noma Bar’s distinctive mixture of ‘double-take’ imagery and biting social commentary to a new level, by collecting different materials from countries in conflict, and exposing their current political and social situation.
‘Wallpaper*’ engaged Noma Bar to create eight different covers for its global interiors special.
Commissioned by Penguin U.S.A for the 40th Anniversary of Erica Jong's controversial novel.
Commissioned by Its Nice That - Noma's series of book jackets for the Don Delillo series which went on to win a Yellow Pencil at the D&AD Awards.
Furthering the partnership begun with the publication of Guess Who? internationally acclaimed illustrator Noma Bar has compiled his newest collection of work, Negative Space.
TV + Web animations.
Commissioned by Channel4 for a new TV Series 'The Dating Game'
Lectures & Workshops
Wired Magazine, Japan
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
National Cover Day, Utrecht, Holland
St Martins Collage, London
YCN Summer Lectures, London
Pecha Kucha, London
Internazionale Festival , Italy
Design Museum - Cut it Out Workshop, London
V&A Museum, London Design Festival
Baltic Centre, Newcastle